The three-card tarot spread is the easiest of all tarot card spreads. If you are a beginner tarot card reader, start with this spread. This tarot card spread is useful for answering a lot of questions and is considered a classic spread in the tarot world. The three-card spread reveals enough information to the client without overwhelming them with large amounts of information. Depending on your question, the three-card spread can represent the Past, Present, and Future, or Situation, Obstacle, and Advice. It may also represent Mind, Body, and Spirit. Remember that the pattern follows from left to right. This means the first card pulled represents the Past, and the last card represents the Future.